Previous SSHRC Impact Award Winners

The five annual SSHRC Impact Awards recognize the highest achievements in social sciences and humanities research, knowledge mobilization and scholarship supported by SSHRC.


Gold Medal


Beverley Diamond

2014 winner:
Beverley Diamond

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Barry Smit

2013 winner:
Barry Smit

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Talent Award


Kirk Luther

2014 winner:
Kirk Luther

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Hadley Friedland

2013 winner:
Hadley Friedland

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Insight Award


Thomas Lemieux

2014 winner:
Thomas Lemieux

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Marguerite MacKenzie

2013 winner:
Marguerite MacKenzie

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Connection Award


Nico Trocmé

2014 winner:
Nico Trocmé

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Michael Geist

2013 winner:
Michael Geist

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Partnership Award


Wendy Craig

2014 winner:
Wendy Craig

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George Nicholas

2013 winner:
George Nicholas

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Previous SSHRC award winners


Impact Award Nominations

For information on how to nominate a SSHRC-funded researcher or graduate student, please see the SSHRC Impact Awards opportunity description.


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Previous Impact Award Ceremonies

2014 Impact Award winners with Ted Hewitt
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2013 Impact Award winners with Chad Gaffield
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